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Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin
Menomonie, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Promote independent living (IL) opportunities for persons with a disability by providing advocacy and independent living skills training, identifying assistive technology, coordinating community services and case management.


Essential Function:

· Provide individual and systems advocacy to promote independent living for persons with disabilities.

· Travel to consumers' homes or meet with them virtually if needed to complete intake assessments, identifies independent living goals and assists in development of a plan to achieve those goals.

· Provide independent living services to consumers including but not limited to IL skills trainings, equipment loan, information and referral, advocacy, coordination of services, etc.

· Develop and maintain a working knowledge of community and area resources.

· Respond to inquiries for information and provide referrals as appropriate.

· Maintain accurate case records and required reporting (this includes timely entering of activities and consumer contacts)

· IL staff are responsible for accurately recording 100% (8 hours) of your daily time in database system.

· Promote IL philosophy and disability awareness to consumers, service agencies, and the general public through presentations, awareness trainings, exhibits, etc.

· Attend trainings and conferences to increase and maintain knowledge of disability related issues and provision of IL and related services.

· May have designation or emphasis such as, accessibility, assistive technology, benefits, home modification, peer support, and youth or transition services.



· Rehabilitation-related Bachelors' degree or two - three years’ disability related work experience. Additional education may be substituted for one year of experience.

· Knowledge of independent living philosophy and goals.

· Experience with case management and maintaining a caseload of 20 – 30 consumers

· Familiarity with community resources.

· Effective verbal and written communication skills.

· Ability to travel independently


Skills and Demands:

· Language skills: ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write reports. Ability to speak effectively.

· General knowledge of computer applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Adobe, Zoom, MS Teams).

· Mathematical skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply

· Reasoning skills: ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out agency goals and follow instructions furnished in written and oral form.

· Physical demands: able to successfully perform the essential functions of their job.

Company Description
The Center for Independent Living is part of a network of Wisconsin Independent Living Centers that are non-residential, private, non-profit, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. Their goal is to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential within their families and communities.

Interested person must apply by end of day on April 21st, 2021.

Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin


Menomonie, WI


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